Northern Rising (35 words)

Historical Context Note

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The Northern Rebellion breaks out in England under the Roman Catholic Earls of Northumberland and Westmorland; they sack Durham Cathedral, and, 16th, issue a proclamation at Ripon, but, 25th, retreat north, as Hunsdon's army approaches.

Editors. "Northern Rising". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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